Our cafes are open for takeaways and all of our fabulous independent shops are open! From Monday 17 May we are offering guided tours, including the Arkwright Experience, and you can sit inside our cafes again! Click Book Tickets for our guided tours.

Tours

Cromford Mills Tour Guide

Join one of our fantastic tours to discover more about the Cromford story and Sir Richard Arkwright.

If you prefer to learn at your leisure then why not take one of our new audio tours.

View of the Gateway and Arkwright's first mill from the bridge

Take a tour back in time to when Arkwright pioneered the world’s first successful water powered cotton spinning mill.

The Lumsdale Valley is a small wooded gorge of outstanding natural beauty.

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